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Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show in Europe

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/05/29May20-Buffalo-Bill-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)On the eve of Word War I, the European portion of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show quickly found their operation…

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Was Buffalo Bill a Good Guy or a Bad Guy?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/05/28May20-Buffalo-Bill-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Was Buffalo Bill a good guy or a bad guy? Well, that all depends on who you talk to around…

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http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/05/27May20-Buffalo-Bill-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Where was the first rodeo held? Many may try to lay claim to that title, but we do know who…

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Famous for Food for Railroad Workers

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/05/26May20-Buffalo-Bill-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)This man became famous because he supplied food for railroad workers. Perhaps that doesn’t sound that extraordinary, but you certainly…

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Eating An Insect

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/03/27Mar20-Nebraska-Mealworm-Farm-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)I was recently asked to eat an insect as part of these broadcasts.  I was probably like most people and…

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More Livestock Than the Neighbors

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/03/26Mar20-Nebraska-Mealworm-Farm-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Cheryl Powers may just have the more livestock on her operation than any other livestock owner in the state of…

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An Insect That Launched a Career

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/03/25Mar20-Nebraska-Mealworm-Farm-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Some people don’t like bugs.  They might imagine they can creep and crawl and scare you when you least expect…

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Surviving a Grizzly Bear Attack

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/04Oct19-Museum-of-Fur-Trade-5.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Being attacked by a grizzly bear was bad in itself.  Now imagine your friends left you for dead and you…

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The Story of Hugh Glass

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/03Oct19-Museum-of-Fur-Trade-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)If you know Hugh Glass, then you most likely know him for his run in with a Grizzly Bear.  There…

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Trading in the 1800s

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/02Oct19-Museum-of-Fur-Trade-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When you did business on the high plains in the 1800s, transactions often took place in trade items.  That was…

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Lewis and Clark…or Alexander McKenzie

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/01Oct19-Museum-of-Fur-Trade-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Have you heard of Lewis and Clark or Alexander McKenzie?  Chances are you have heard of one but not the…

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The Museum of Fur Trade

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/30Sep19-Museum-of-Fur-Trade-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Today we say hello to our listeners on KSCR in Chadron, NE.  They know of a long time museum that…

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A Trip to the Rhino Barn

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/23Sep19-Ashfall-Fossil-Beds-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)If you were going to a rhino barn, you’d of course expect to see rhinos, perhaps at a zoo.  This…

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An Amazing Site to See and Visit

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/20Sep19-Ashfall-Fossil-Beds-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)In sharing these stories with you for over two decades I’ve seen a lot of interesting places, but I recently…

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Volcanic Ash in Nebraska

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/19Sep19-Ashfall-Fossil-Beds-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)When you think volcanoes spewing clouds of hot ash, you probably do not think of the state of Nebraska.  But…

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A 70 Year Heritage in Nebraska

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/08/19Aug19-KKOW-Radio.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Sometimes a station’s call letters can tell you a lot about the city or area from which it broadcasts.  Today…

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Time in a POW Camp

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/04/10Apr19-Bill-Shuck-B-17-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)By the end of WW II, Bill Shuck was in  POW camp with 9000 other English and American airman.  This…

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Bailing Out of a Burning Plane

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/04/09Apr19-Bill-Shuck-B-17-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Bill Shuck’s B17 bomber had been struck by flack…and now he and the crew had to bail out of the…

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The First Taste of War in a B-17

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/04/08Apr19-Bill-Shuck-B-17-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Today we say hello to listeners on two new affiliates, KBRF in Fergus Falls, MN and KIMn Gilette, WY.  Today’s…

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From Church to Concert Series

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/05Feb19-Jason-Brown-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)Jason grew up singing on the farm and in church each Sunday.  It led him to make it a career. …

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